VA SB804 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 11 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-14 - Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
Pending: House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #1 Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Employment; domestic service; Human Rights Act. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws, laws regarding payment of wages, the Virginia Minimum Wage Act, the Virginia Unemployment Compensation Act, and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. The measure removes the exemption in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for individuals employed by an employer with fewer than four employees. The measure also authorizes an employee who is discharged in violation of the Virginia Human Rights Act to bring an action against the employer without regard to the number of persons it employs.

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Human Rights Act; domestic service individuals included in employee protection laws.


Roll Calls

2020-02-11 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-10 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-09 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-02-14HouseAssigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
2020-02-14HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2020-02-14HouseRead first time
2020-02-14HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-11SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-11SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-11SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB804S1
2020-02-11SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20108041D-S1
2020-02-11SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-02-11SenateRead second time
2020-02-10SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-09SenateCommittee substitute printed 20108041D-S1
2020-02-09SenateReported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
2020-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-01-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105005D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
223903(n/a)See Bill Text
4012(n/a)See Bill Text
40128.9(n/a)See Bill Text
40129(n/a)See Bill Text
40149.3(n/a)See Bill Text
40149.8(n/a)See Bill Text
602201(n/a)See Bill Text
602215(n/a)See Bill Text
602219(n/a)See Bill Text
652101(n/a)See Bill Text
652305(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments